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Sisi To Run For President Of Egypt

AP | SARAH EL DEEB | Posted 03.27.2014 | World

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's military chief Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi has announced that he will run for president. In a nationally televised speech, el-Sissi ...

What To Watch For In The World This Week

The Huffington Post | Nick Robins-Early | Posted 02.25.2014 | World

The WorldPost presents a roundup of some of the world events to watch in the coming week. 1) What’s next for Ukraine? Events in Ukraine have p...

Sophia Jones

'Now Is The Time To Take Risks' | Sophia Jones | Posted 02.12.2014 | World

CAIRO -- One year ago, Umm Fattih felt destined to live out her life in poverty. As a single, middle-aged woman with no means to support herself, she ...

Morsi Protests Trial From Courtroom Cage

AP | SARAH EL DEEB | Posted 01.28.2014 | World

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's toppled President Mohammed Morsi stood alone in a soundproof glass-encased metal cage at the start of a new trial Tuesday weari...

Sophia Jones

Egyptian Activist Stands His Ground Amid Severe Military Crackdown: 'I'm Alive And Ain't Afraid' | Sophia Jones | Posted 01.28.2014 | World

CAIRO -- His crime was passing out fliers urging Egyptians to vote against a new constitution championed by the military. His punishment was swift and...

Wave Of Attacks Rocks Cairo

AP | Posted 03.25.2014 | World

CAIRO (AP) -- Egypt state TV says 4th explosion has gone off near movie theater in capital, 1 dead. EARLIER FROM THE ASSOCIATED PRESS: CAIRO (...

Power Has Become Easier to Get, Harder to Use and Easier to Lose

Moisés Naím | Posted 03.25.2014 | World
Moisés Naím

The crisis of power is troubling, especially when it comes to tackling some of the world's most serious threats. There are a great -- and mounting -- number of issues that require collective international action.

Sophia Jones

Egyptian Police To 17-Year-Old: 'You Will Never See Life Again' | Sophia Jones | Posted 01.25.2014 | World

CAIRO -- Ahmed Ammar figures it is only a matter of time before the Egyptian government comes looking for him. Three weeks ago, soldiers arrested h...

Mohammed Morsi Trial Adjourned Until February 1

AP | SARAH EL DEEB | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

CAIRO (AP) — The trial of Egypt's ousted Islamist president on charges of inciting the murder of protesters was adjourned Wednesday until next month...

Egypt Sends Ousted President To Third Criminal Trial

AP | SARAH EL DEEB | Posted 02.20.2014 | World

CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian prosecutors on Saturday referred ousted President Mohammed Morsi to a third trial, on charges of organizing prison breaks duri...

Report: Egypt's Ousted President To Be Tried For Conspiracy

AP | Posted 12.18.2013 | World

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt state media is reporting that the country's top prosecutor has referred ousted Islamist President Mohammed Morsi to trial for con...

Is the Turkish-Israeli Rapprochement for Real?

Daniel Wagner | Posted 02.15.2014 | World
Daniel Wagner

The two states' shared economic and security interests have created an unusual dynamic that permits both to extend an open hand, as well as a clenched fist.

Sophia Jones

Egyptian Student Deaths Rise As University Protests Surge | Sophia Jones | Posted 12.03.2013 | World

CAIRO -- "My mom was afraid for me to come to this meeting," says Mohamed, a student and frequent protester at Cairo's Al-Azhar University. "When all ...

Sophia Jones

Prominent Egyptian Activist Heads To Jail Once Again | Sophia Jones | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

CAIRO -- Political activist Alaa Abdel Fattah is no stranger to Egypt’s often shady legal system. Seen as a direct threat to the past three regi...

Sophia Jones

Deja Vu: Some Egyptians Fear The Return Of Repression They Revolted Against | Sophia Jones | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

CAIRO -- Protesters poured through deadlocked traffic on downtown Cairo's Qasr Al-Ainy Street on Tuesday evening, demonstrating against a new constitu...

Morsi In Prison Hospital

AP | SARAH EL DEEB | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

CAIRO — CAIRO (AP) — Deep in the desert and far from his former base of power, ousted President Mohammed Morsi is being held in a sprawling pe...

Morsi Trial Abruptly Adjourned

AP | SARAH EL DEEB | Posted 11.05.2013 | World

CAIRO -- CAIRO (AP) — Ousted President Mohammed Morsi refused to wear a prison jumpsuit, entering the caged dock in a dark business suit as his co-d...

Egyptian Police Fire Tear Gas At Hundreds Of Protesters

AP | HAMZA HENDAWI and MAGGIE MICHAEL | Posted 12.20.2013 | World

CAIRO — CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian anti-riot police fired tear gas Sunday at hundreds of supporters of the country's ousted Islamist president, bes...

Morsi's Murder Trial To Start November 4

Agence France Presse | | Posted 12.09.2013 | World

The trial of Egypt's deposed Islamist president Mohamed Morsi on charges of inciting the murder of protesters will start on November 4, the official M...

U.S. To Scale Back Aid To Egypt: Reports

The Huffington Post | Peter Finocchiaro | Posted 10.10.2013 | World

The United States is reportedly planning to cut back much of its military aid to Egypt. CNN reported on Tuesday that the U.S. was prepared to halt ...

Death Toll From Egypt Clashes Rises

AP | HAMZA HENDAWI | Posted 10.07.2013 | World

CAIRO -- CAIRO (AP) — Egypt stumbled deeper into turmoil after a national holiday celebrating the military turned to mayhem, leaving 51 dead across ...

Egyptian Court Upholds Prison Sentence For Morsi's PM

Reuters | Posted 11.30.2013 | World

CAIRO, Sept 30 (Reuters) - An Egyptian court on Monday upheld a one-year prison sentence against former Prime Minister Hisham Kandil, who headed t...

Morsi Finally Talks To Family

AP | SARAH EL DEEB | Posted 09.19.2013 | World

CAIRO -- Egypt's ousted president, Mohammed Morsi, told his wife and children he is in good health in his first conversation with his family since the...

Clashes Erupt Across Egypt

AP | TONY G. GABRIEL and ASHRAF SWEILAM | Posted 11.13.2013 | World

CAIRO — Clashes erupted between supporters and opponents of Egypt's ousted president during nationwide protests Friday as the military battled a...

Egyptian Interior Minister Survives Assassination Attempt

AP | SARAH EL DEEB | Posted 11.05.2013 | World

CAIRO — Egypt's interior minister narrowly escaped assassination Thursday when a car bomb tore through his convoy, wounding 22 people and leavin...